• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NASSER WAS ELECTED YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR ANOTHER SIX-YEAR TERM AS LEADER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NASSER WAS ELECTED YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR ANOTHER SIX-YEAR TERM AS LEADER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC. HE WAS THE ONLY CANDIDATE, AND OFFICIAL FIGURES SAID 99.999 PERCENT OF VOTERS FAVOURED HIM. HE AND HIS FAMILY WERE AMONG THE VOTERS.

    MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER BEFORE VOTED - NEARLY SEVEN MILLION. SOME 6,950,098 VOTED "YES", WHILE THE REMAINING 489 BALLOT PAPERS WERE VOID. POLLING WENT OFF WITHOUT INCIDENT.

    PRESIDENT NASSER, WHO HAS BEEN IN POWER SINCE 1954, WAS NOMINATED FOR ANOTHER PRESIDENTIAL TERM LAST JANUARY BY THE ARAB SOCIALIST UNION, THE ONLY LEGAL POLITICAL ORGANISATION IN THE REPUBLIC.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA48P2ZM7TBMI3NHTOG1QJ6XC1I
    Media URN:
    VLVA48P2ZM7TBMI3NHTOG1QJ6XC1I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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